Hug-a-little-more-a-little-harder

Mum always used to tell me “everybody needs hugs.” Growing up hugs flowed in steadily, in a healthy and loving supply. I wasn’t a big instigator, which I now think was probably because my ‘daily hug quota’ was being met. Not long ago, there was a guy at my workplace, who I was working alongside. […]

No Regrets

“What’s your biggest regret, and why?” …that old chestnut. Don’t you just love this question. It might be getting to know someone new, a first date, a small group leadership discussion, pushing boundaries, breaking barriers, getting uncomfortable. It may be well intentioned, freely offered or just down-right nosey. Whatever the case, someone’s biggest regret is […]

absinthe. absence. abstinence.

365. The number of days I have just committed to abstaining from alcohol. There will be no cool beers on the beach this summer, no cheeky cocktails with the girls and no shots on a big night out. Liquid courage.  Legless.  Hangover.  Regret.  Costly.  Escape. Excuse.  Health.  …a few of the reasons this came about. […]

Finding self.

SINGLE. A word I never imagined I would use to describe myself again. I was all lined up to get married, have kids and live happily ever after in our new house. Well, in my mind anyway. Yet here I am, sitting in the middle of my half empty new rental, alone.  Without going into […]